Responsibilities and Services
The Community Development Department performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment for residents and the business community. The department's primary function is to oversee property development and land use activities in the city.
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reviews construction plans, tracks interdepartmental reviews, issues permits, and provides
to ensure code compliance.
services include initiating and managing code enforcement actions and supporting the
Sustainable City Committee
enforces noise, safety, and appearance provisions fo the Oil Code.
Providing staff support for the
Providing technical assistance regarding the rules and regulations for the development of private property
Reviewing and managing development projects consistent with the provisions of the General Plan and Municipal Code Provide information on housing and population estimates. You may also visit the
State Department of Finance.
2175 Cherry Ave.
Signal Hill, CA 90755
Ph: (562) 989-7340
Fx: (562) 989-7391
Please note that the Community Development and Building Departments will be CLOSED on February 19th.
Monday through Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
COUNTER HOURS:Monday through Friday
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon available by
will be conducted:
Thursday 2/15: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday 2/16: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday 2/20: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wedneday 2/21: 8:00am - 11:00am
Thursday 2/22: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday 2/23: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Please call or email at least 24 hours in advance to
(the City does not issue building permit numbers)